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For the wine, see Pouilly-sur-Loire AOC.
Coat of arms of Pouilly-sur-Loire
Coat of arms
Pouilly-sur-Loire is located in France
Coordinates: 47°17′01″N 2°57′30″E / 47.2836°N 2.9583°E / 47.2836; 2.9583Coordinates: 47°17′01″N 2°57′30″E / 47.2836°N 2.9583°E / 47.2836; 2.9583
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Canton Pouilly-sur-Loire
Intercommunality Loire et Vignoble
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Jacques Lété
Area1 20.28 km2 (7.83 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,718
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 58215 / 58150
Elevation 143–244 m (469–801 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Pouilly-sur-Loire is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.

Pouilly-sur-Loire is a picturesque town famous for the white wine known as Pouilly-Fumé. There are numerous domaines that the wine tourist can visit and where he can sample the wines produced by that domaine. Two of those domaines are actual chateaux.


At the 1999 census, the population was 1718. On 1 January 2004, the estimate was 1746.

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